Recent News and Articles

SSG’s Partnership to Advance Internet Connectivity Promotes Sustainable Fishing, Saves Lives, and Wins Prestigious Award

Oct 9, 2015
Caitlin Lovegrove

New York, NY – Current and former heads of state, Fortune 500 CEOs, and other global leaders gathered in New York on Friday at the...

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SBAIC Member, Trigon Associates, Continues Successful History of Global Engineering with $600 Million USAID Global A/E Services Contract Award

Oct 8, 2015
Lisa F. Cookmeyer, PE – Trigon Associates, llc

Trigon wins $600 Million USAID Global Architect-Engineer Services Contract Trigon Associates, llc (Trigon), a woman-owned small business and SBAIC member, was recently awarded a global indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract for architect-engineer (A-E) services with the U.S. Agency for International Development...

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J&A Awarded USAID Early Grade Reading Assessment in Madagascar

Sep 15, 2015
Janel Hoppes Poche, J&A

Juarez & Associates (J&A) was awarded a Task Order under the Assistance to Basic Education: All Children Reading IDIQ (ABE-ACR IDIQ) to conduct an Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) in Madagascar. The purpose of the Task Order is to carry out an EGRA to assess the reading skills of the 2014 cohort students who...

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SBAIC welcomes 9 new members at August 2015 member meeting

Aug 4, 2015
Janel Poche, Juarez & Associates (Membership Committee Co-Chair)

SBAIC is pleased to welcome 9 new members at our August 4th Member Meeting, including five new full members and four new associate members listed below. Full members are for-profit U.S. small businesses in good standing with USAID contract history. Associate members are for-profit U.S. small businesses in good standing...

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Countering Violent Extremism: How the Latin American Experience in Violence Prevention Can Inform the Development Response to VE in the Middle East and Beyond

Jul 20, 2015
Natalie Shemwell, SSG Advisor Project Analyst CVE Africa/Middle East & Ned Littlefield, SSG Advisor Project Analyst CARSI/State Department

At a recent White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, President Obama framed the challenge facing the global community: “When people -- especially young people -- feel entirely trapped in impoverished communities, where there is no order and no path for advancement, where there are no educational opportunities,...

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Peace Building through Sustainable Tourism in Eastern Sri Lanka

Jul 20, 2015
Natalie Sellier, Solimar International

Long stretches of golden beaches, mysterious wildlife, fragrant tea and magnificent ancient temples come to mind when one thinks of Sri Lanka. If we were to find an adjective, diversity is high on the list. Sri Lanka is well known for its versatile landscapes, rich biodiversity and unique cultures. The country is home to...

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